A practical reference for young girls helps them identify personal spending styles while outlining strategies for earning money, saving funds and making smart shopping choices as recommended through the quotes and tips of other girls. Original.
A companion to A Smart Girl's Guide: Money features quizzes for helping young girls identify money-earning ventures that are most compatible with their personalities, sharing practical and engaging strategies for knowing what to charge and managing money responsibly. Original.
A variety of print, audio and visual media, including comics, trade publications, music and newspapers, are considered to explore the portrayal of gender and gender-related issues. With a focus on girls and women, the chapters ponder how media formats both shape, and are shaped by, the social order.
Smart Girls' Guide to Money is a practical, user-friendly handbook that will motivate you to take control of your finances. Follow the step-by-step exercises to make sense of your goals and discover how to become a smart money manager - a vital part of being a savvy, independent modern woman. Smart Girls' Guide to Money will show you how to: * Plan for your future and set financial goals * Budget, save and build wealth * Make sense of investment options * Handle tax-time without the stress * Find good financial advice * Use MoneySmart tools to stay motivated.
Never mind that your mother told you it wasn’t polite to talk about money. It’s time for women to get smart about finances and take control of their pocketbooks. It’s not how much you earn, but what you do with it that matters. Unlike many money-focused books on the market, The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Money is designed specifically to appeal to women. With chic design and unique point-of-view, it targets women in the key 18-45 demographic. With style and wit, Chantiri drives home vital financial advice with inspirational stories and practical tips to break bad spending habits. Keep your piggy bank fat and happy! Discover the pitfalls of ‘Keeping Up with the Hiltons!’ You can enjoy a fabulous life without spending like an heiress. Each chapter is fun and snappy, and offers savvy solutions like setting up a ‘no touch’ bank account and creating a support network with other like-minded girlfriends.
The Smart Girl's Guide to Life is the essential guide to navigating the tricky and unexpected moments in life. Perfect for teen and 'tween' girls moving from primary to secondary school, this book is filled with practical and friendly advice about money, careers, boys and self-confidence.
Congratulations! This big world is now yours to explore and conquer. And it costs money. Together we’ll walk through some really big and important life-changing decisions you will soon face from paying off student loans, switching jobs, buying a house, getting married, comingling your finances, having a baby, giving up your career (or not) to be a full-time mom, and what to do if tragedy strikes. Money is at the heart of these decisions and experiences. Prepare yourself now. This book is a practical, real-life guide for transforming young women into financially confident adults. You will turn to this book again and again as your life evolves through your twenties and thirties for unbiased, straightforward money advice rather than relying on parents, significant others, or inexperienced family and friends to tell you what to do with your finances. It’s your life. Smart money moves will help you live it better every day.
Do you know how to use a savings account to your advantage? This book introduces readers to putting aside money for later. Real world examples help readers learn the importance of math skills for money management. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
A Cultural Analysis of the American Girl Collection
Author: Emilie Zaslow
Category: Social Science
This critical account of the American Girl brand explores what its books and dolls communicate to girls about femininity, racial identity, ethnicity, and what it means to be an American. Emilie Zaslow begins by tracing the development of American Girl and situates the company’s growth and popularity in a social history of girl power media culture. She then weaves analyses of the collection’s narrative and material representations with qualitative research on mothers and girls. Examining the dolls with both a critical eye and a fan’s curiosity, Zaslow raises questions about the values espoused by this iconic American brand.